Richard George Houren
New Fire Chief Spends Night at No. 3 Station Fire Chief R. G. Houren Wednesday night spent his first night n an Alton fire station. He moved from an Alton hotel where he had been staying since his arrival n Alton Monday. Houren said he plans to spend the next 60 days at the firehouses n order to get aco^ialnted with the firemen and their equipment needs and problems. The new fire chief is staying first at Engine fiouse No. 3, and will later move from house to house in order to acquaint himself with the men of >ach of the three shifts manning the five engine houses. Houren said a telephone was. ilated for installation in his City Hall office late today. The telephone service for the new office will be linked with the police department controlled fire alarm telephone service as well as providing a conventional telephone 'or answering inquiries and con duct of routine department bus- ness.